Nintendo has released a free Metroid Dread update that introduces two new difficulty modes for fans of conquest.
The second free update to be released this coming April will add the Boss Rush mode, allowing players to participate in a series of battles with in-game bosses, your mission is to fight. until they are defeated.
For experienced players looking to increase the challenge of the game will add Dread Mode, which will make the game end as soon as you are touched by a monster even just once. In addition, new players will experience Rookie Mode. Helps increase recovery and take less damage from bosses to get used to the game easier.
For those who don’t know the game’s plot, Metroid Dread is set in the Galactic Federation receiving video evidence that X, a dangerous parasite that can mimic any creature it infects, survives. on the distant planet ZDR. This species is thought to be extinct since the Metroid Fusion event. They send seven Robotic EMMIs (Alien Diversity Mobile Identifiers) to ZDR to investigate, but lose contact with them soon after, so the Federation sends Samus Aran, the only one immune to X, to ZDR to investigate their disappearance.
Samus accidentally encountered a Chozo warrior deep underground, who defeated her in battle and stripped her of most of her abilities. Samus was instructed by her onboard computer, ADAM, on how to find another route to the surface and back to her ship. Samus is attacked by EMMIs, which have been reprogrammed to treat her as an enemy. She escaped and absorbed mysterious energy from one of the planet’s central units. The energy temporarily activates the Omega Blaster, allowing her to destroy EMMI and regain some of her abilities. Everything starts from here, Samus will have to go through countless challenges to find the truth.
According to Nintendo’s latest financial results, Metroid Dread is naturally the highest-grossing game of all time in the series. Last week, the company confirmed Metroid Dread released for the Nintendo Switch launching in October had sold 2.74 million copies as of the end of December 2021. Although it is difficult to have public sales data for the entire line. Metroid, but no Metroid title is reported to have sold more than three million copies.
Metroid Dread developer MercurySteam is currently working on a third-person action RPG set in a dark fantasy world, which will be announced in November. The project is codenamed Project Iron, This cross-platform game had an initial development budget of 27 million euros or about $30.7 million. Project Iron IP is co-owned by MercurySteam and Digital Bros, the parent company of 505 Games, which will jointly publish the game.